Emergency services have rushed to the scene after the crash, where the are concerns the train’s engine is on fire.
The derailment occurred near the town of Stonehaven at around 9.45am.
A spokesman for Police Scotland said: “A report was received of a train having derailed near Stonehaven at around 9.45am on Wednesday August 12.
“Emergency services are in attendance and the incident is ongoing.”
More to follow…